Tesla V10.0 car software update adds Smart Summon, Netflix/YouTube, Spotify, karaoke and more

Tesla is rolling out a new software update that lends a batch of new peculiarities to its gondolas. These involving the brand-new “Smart Summon” boast, which will allow cars given with the optional $5,000 full-self driving parcel to automatically drive…

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Mobile gaming is a $68.5 billion global business, and investors are buying in

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The need-to-know takeaways from VidCon 2019

VidCon, the annual summit in Anaheim, CA for social media whizs and their supporters to meet each other proceeded over 75,000 attendees over last week and this past weekend. A small subset of those where recreation and tech managers convening…

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TikTok parent Bytedance is reportedly working on its own smartphone

It’s been a busy couple of months for Bytedance, one of the world’s most valuable startups and the operator of globally popular video app TikTok. The Beijing-based company has continued to grow its list of apps to include the likes…

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With China tariffs delayed, Beijing faces startup dilemma

China is facing a challenging juxtaposition in the coming years: can the government remain in control of business and media while also opening up the country to the knowledge-based economy? China has uplifted more humane in a shorter reporting period…

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Investors still dont understand the fundamentals of US/China relations

This weekend, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to something of a detente around American tariffs on Chinese goods. Stocks across Asia swooned, for rationalizations that fix no impression to me. Plus, Bloomberg’s sleuths story redux and Berlin airport…

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Old media giants turn to VC for their next act

The Web 1.0 Mathias Doepfner, CEO of Axel Springer. The company’s startup accelerator is one of the most active in Europe.( Photo by Michele Tantussi/ Getty Images) Aside from Hearst, the major US newspaper and publication chains- like Gannett, News…

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Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B

The U.S. IPO window may be wide open for Chinese tech firms, but electrical vehicle manufacturer Nio has conservatively trimmed the target for its NYSE listing to $1.5 billion after it exhausted a price range for its shares. The company…

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Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China

Tencent is teaming up with Los Angeles-based education corporation Age of Learningto propelled an English education planned for teenagers in China. ABCmouse, Age of Learning’s flagship product, has been localise and will be contained as an internet site and an…

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WeChat begins censoring users ahead of Chinas National Party Congress

Expect to construed abundance of censorship word coming out of China over the next week. The country’s National Congress is a hugely influential government meeting that takes place every five years, and includes the selection of center party leadership. It…

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